Battery Usage & Battery Saver Mode – Android Route Planner
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The main goal of the Route4Me Android Route Planner is to make your route planning, fleet management, route optimization activities more flexible and enable you to effortlessly plan and optimize complex multi stop routes on the go. When out in the field, the battery life of your device is an important parameter to track and a valuable resource to preserve – the longer your device stays charged and active the more activities you can perform. The Battery Saver Mode can help your field employees conserve power for prolonged use of their device.
By adjusting the settings of your device and the Route4Me Android Route Planner app, you can manipulate your average battery usage depending on the routing operations you need to execute.
Average Battery Consumption of the Route4Me Android App
|Usage Scenario||Performed Actions||Actual Traveled Time (min.)||Actual Traveled Distance (km.)||Average Battery Consumption|
|Typical User Operations Consumption + LTC||Opening the app, loading routes, optimizing and re-optimizing routes, opening routes on the map, adding notes, marking stops as Visited and Departed, and performing other routine routing operations while the location services, wi-fi, and cellular data are turned on.||30||10||8%|
|Route4Me In-App Navigation||Using the Route4Me’s in-app navigation with the turned on location services, wi-fi, and cellular data.||30||10||12%|
|External Navigation||Using third-party navigation apps (i.e., Google Maps, Waze, etc.) in combination with Route4Me Android app when the location services, wi-fi, and cellular data are turned on.||30||10||14%|
Please note that your results may vary depending on the model, battery capacity, and software version of your particular device.
Viewing the Average Battery Usage of the Route4Me Android App on Your Android Device
To view the average battery usage of the Route4Me Android app, first, go to the setting app on your Android device. Next, find and open the battery settings.
Then, tap on the menu icon in the top right corner of the Battery screen to open the Battery Usage screen.
On the Battery Usage screen, you can check how much battery the Route4Me Android app consumed for the corresponding time period.
Turning on the Battery Saver Mode on Your Android Device
The battery saver mode allows you to save power when your device’s battery gets low. To turn on the battery saver mode, first, go to the settings app on your Android device. Then, find and open the battery settings.
From the Battery screen, open the Battery Saver settings respectively.
You can manually turn on the battery saver mode right away by tapping on the corresponding button. Alternatively, you can define a specific battery percentage at which the battery saver mode will turn on automatically.
What changes when the battery saver mode is turned on:
- Waits until you look at an app to refresh its content;
- Stops use of Location services when your screen is off;
- Stops apps from doing things in the background, unless you turn off battery optimization;
- Some notifications can be delayed.
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